An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 2 (Books on Western Philosophy)

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Books on Western Philosophy Volume of a volume set of Locke s monumental work containing every word of all four books comprising the Essay The editor Professor A C Fraser has provided marginal analyses of almost every para

  • Title: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 2 (Books on Western Philosophy)
  • Author: John Locke Alexander Campbell Fraser
  • ISBN: 9780486205311
  • Page: 439
  • Format: paper
  • Volume 2 of a 2 volume set of Locke s monumental work containing every word of all four books comprising the Essay The editor, Professor A C Fraser, has provided marginal analyses of almost every paragraph, plus hundreds of explanatory footnotes which comment, elaborate, explain difficult points, etc.

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    1. John Locke Alexander Campbell Fraser

      Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name John Locke was an English philosopher Locke is considered the first of the British Empiricists, but is equally important to social contract theory His ideas had enormous influence on the development of epistemology and political philosophy, and he is widely regarded as one of the most influential Enlightenment thinkers and contributors to liberal theory His writings influenced Voltaire and Rousseau, many Scottish Enlightenment thinkers, as well as the American revolutionaries This influence is reflected in the American Declaration of Independence.Locke s theory of mind is often cited as the origin for modern conceptions of identity and the self , figuring prominently in the later works of philosophers such as David Hume, Jean Jacques Rousseau and Immanuel Kant Locke was the first Western philosopher to define the self through a continuity of consciousness He also postulated that the mind was a blank slate or tabula rasa that is, contrary to Cartesian or Christian philosophy, Locke maintained that people are born without innate ideas.

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    1. This is a classic worth reading but difficult to get through especially if you try to take notes as I did. I may add more to the review later because there is so much to say and it is not easy to type on my phone.


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